Ham It UP

The Grand of Virginia is the Official place to get the new Ham It Up license.  Bearers of the Ham It Up license will be duty bound to make people laugh while in Virginia or any other state of mind.  Ham It Up license holders are especially responsible when visiting veterans in hospitals to make them laugh and Keep’em Smilin’ In Beds of White (the Cootie motto).  

There are three levels to Ham It Up

First level:  Bronze – $13.00 

Second level: Silver (after holding a Bronze license for a year) $23.00

Third and Ultimate – Go Straight for the Gold $53.00


Bronze Ham It Up

Bronze Ham It Up

Silver Ham It Up

Silver Ham It Up

Gold Ham It Up

Gold Ham It Up

ALL Proceeds Go to the VFW National Home for Children.

Membership entitles the Ham to receive a Ham It Up license, recognized in Virginia as well as all Grands and territories the Supreme has loused up as the official license to Ham It Up.  Virginia is also world renowned for its Smithfield Ham. License holders will also receive a Virginia Ham Pin based on their current level

We have made super simple to get you license, no studying required:

Make your check or money order payable to: MOC Grand of Virginia and mail to Grand Quartermaster Marcia Eggers, 4089 Cardinal Crest Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22193. (703) 967-3551 Please be sure to include your mailing address and include VFW Post and PT Number if applicable. Write in the memo Virginia Hams, annual or Life.

The Grand of Virginia wishes to Thank You for your support.

Ham It Up is defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “to act or behave in an exaggerated or playful way.”

This is in keeping with the Cootie Motto of “Keep ‘em Smiling in Beds of White.”


Link to Ham It Up application Ham It Up Application

Grand of Virginia CCDB Marcia Eggers